Software Development Engineer, Amazon Games Studios
7 days ago
Amazon is all in on games. We believe the evolution that began with Amazon Games applies the principles of Amazonian culture to the world of game design. We’ve got a diverse team of talented, creative people pairing their love of making games with all the unique strengths of being part of Amazon. Across all our teams and locations, we’re united by a common purpose: to share great gaming experiences with customers around the world. We believe in a future where everyone is a gamer and everyone can create, compete, collaborate and connect through games—and we’re looking for the right people to help us build that future. With the power of Twitch and AWS at your fingertips, you’ll have the chance to innovate in gameplay, creativity, and technology, while working alongside some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.
Our team is focused on revolutionizing video game sales and distribution. We are untapping the power of Amazon for game developers by creating re-imagined Amazon Detail pages, and a seamless purchase and digital fulfillment experience for players across all platforms.
You are a full stack engineer with excellent software engineering skills and a passion for front-end development. You utilize AWS technology to design, implement, and own the channels and services, as well as cutting-edge front-end technologies. You are a advocatefor players and developers; create functional and engaging features that delight customers, adhere to the highest standards, and achieve operational excellence. You work with game teams to build a set of tools and services that simplify selling, distributing, and authenticating a live multiplayer game on PC with industry leading operational excellence.
Successful candidates have a track record of partnering with UX to create dynamic experiences across desktop and mobile, shipping quality software, excelling at communication, maintaining customer focus, and iterating alongside game teams to deliver the best product.
· 2+ years of development experience
· A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
· Strong Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithms, and data structures
· Experience raising your tech stack's operational excellence bar by leveraging AWS tech
· Experience creating dynamic, mobile-first web pages
· Help drive the architecture and technology choices that enable a truly innovative user experience.
· Self-starter, quick learner and passionate problem resolver
· Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills, with an enthusiastic attitude to support and resolve customer problems
· Experience supporting large-scale high-availability systems in a production environment
· Ability to work in diverse team.
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences and are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We offer ten employee-led affinity groups with 190 global chapters, innovative benefits, and annual and ongoing learning experiences (including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences). Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance and offers flexible working hours. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. Additionally, our team is dedicated to supporting you with mentorship and pathways for ongoing development. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and are building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and promotes career choice.
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